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Edith Blais

Edith Blais is a chef and self-taught writer and artist who chooses to lead a simple life. In 2019, she and her traveling companion, Luca Tacchetto, were taken hostage by an Islamic militant group in the Sahel region of Africa. Her writings during her fifteen months of captivity became the basis for her first book. Edith escaped her captors in March 2020 and currently lives in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

Books by Edith Blais

514a-rlwccl._sx331_bo1_204_203_200_ The Weight of Sand: My 450 Days Held Hostage in the Sahara